Right before Thanksgiving, my class was fortunate enough to host the Canal House cooks for the afternoon. Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton form the duo that produces the Canal House Cooking books. These two women create the recipes, cook for, photograph, and publish their own “magazine” three times a year. While their cooking has European undertones, an American heritage influences most of their recipes.
Hope you all enjoyed learning about chicken through my passion project week! Now that we’re done with the bird, we’re switching to the hog. Pork is an incredible animal! It’s rich, full of flavors, and starting to steal the show on restaurant menus again. Since it’s less practical for me to buy a full pig, I won’t be posting through the week like for chicken. I will, however, select a few cuts to explore and post these. Continue reading “Passion Project: Spaghetti Squash with Pork Sausage”
What type of breakfast eater are you? Do you run out of your house with a yogurt or banana to-go and call it a day? Or do you need to sit down and take your time to enjoy a slow start to your morning? Continue reading “Breakfast of Champions: “Squashbrowns”, Eggs and Ham”
Yep. You read that correctly. I said it. Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai! And I would even venture as far as saying that this is probably one of the best recipes I have posted in a while. At least definitely one of the most creative and refreshing ones. Now back to the squash. Does that sound enticing? or a bit weird? From where I stand, probably both. So here’s a brief background about this recipe. Continue reading “Spaghetti Squash Chicken Pad Thai”